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Program in Public Affairs and Sociology School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences The University of Texas at Dallas

  • Richardson, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 129
    total students
  • $11,940 | $21,606
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 55%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Affairs Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
    • Applied Sociology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on verbal and quantitative), minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work in field
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on verbal and quantitative), minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work in field
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$11,940
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,606
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 30
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students129
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students129
    • Part-time Percentage63%
    • Full-time Percentage37%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCorporate citizenship and urban problem solving, policy analysis, presidential decision-making, hazardous material safety, emergency management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Affairs and Sociology

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas

800 West Campbell Road Mailstop GR31
Richardson, TX 75080
United States

Dr. Sheryl Skaggs

Program Head

Phone: 972-883-4460
Fax: 972-883-2735
Email: slskaggs@utdallas.edu

Katie Doctor

Graduate Program Administrator

Phone: 972-883-4936
Fax: 972-883-2735
Email: kdoctor@utdallas.edu



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